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by NLS Staff | June 6, 2016
<p>It was so great to see so many NAILS Next Top Nail Artist contestants, past and present, in the same room!</p>
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It was so great to see so many NAILS Next Top Nail Artist contestants, past and present, in the same room!

<p>Jodi Warran, Kimberly Francois, Tiffany Carter, Nikki Lankenship, and Laura Dayringer</p>
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Jodi Warran, Kimberly Francois, Tiffany Carter, Nikki Lankenship, and Laura Dayringer

<p>Rhonda Ochoa, Paula Davis, Jacki Ingalls, Lisa Carver, Lauran Quinn, and Sarah Ram&oacute;n</p>
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Rhonda Ochoa, Paula Davis, Jacki Ingalls, Lisa Carver, Lauran Quinn, and Sarah Ramón

<p>Chris Davis, Johnetta Clemons, Onisha Claire, Shawne Bailey, and Kiki Taylor</p>
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Chris Davis, Johnetta Clemons, Onisha Claire, Shawne Bailey, and Kiki Taylor

<p>Laurie Rose, Daniela Hernandez, Camila Hernandez, Fanny Salinas, and Tiffany Reeves</p>
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Laurie Rose, Daniela Hernandez, Camila Hernandez, Fanny Salinas, and Tiffany Reeves

<p>Romy Suarez,&nbsp;Daniela Hernandez, Camila Hernandez, and Fanny Salinas</p>
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Romy Suarez, Daniela Hernandez, Camila Hernandez, and Fanny Salinas

<p>Robert "I don't wanna taco 'bout it" Nguyen, Kenny Vo, Amy Oung, and Kim Pham</p>
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Robert "I don't wanna taco 'bout it" Nguyen, Kenny Vo, Amy Oung, and Kim Pham

<p>Winnie Huang, Emmallyn Blomberg, Nelly Neal, and Shannon Rooney</p>
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Winnie Huang, Emmallyn Blomberg, Nelly Neal, and Shannon Rooney

<p>Nail Talk Radio's Braden Jahr and Athena Elliott with Marilyn Garcia and Amy Santiago</p>
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Nail Talk Radio's Braden Jahr and Athena Elliott with Marilyn Garcia and Amy Santiago

<p>Mini Mani Moo's president Andreina Landis and CEO Mark Landis</p>
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Mini Mani Moo's president Andreina Landis and CEO Mark Landis

<p>Mini Mani Moo president Andreina Landis</p>
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Mini Mani Moo president Andreina Landis

<p>NSI's Jana Warnke demos a nail art technique on Keisha Brown</p>
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NSI's Jana Warnke demos a nail art technique on Keisha Brown

<p>Cuccio's Marilyn Garcia demos on VietSALON managing editor Anh Tran</p>
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Cuccio's Marilyn Garcia demos on VietSALON managing editor Anh Tran

<p>Danalynn Stockwood, Lois Crispino, Ashleigh Lawrence, and Sasha Richardson</p>
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Danalynn Stockwood, Lois Crispino, Ashleigh Lawrence, and Sasha Richardson

<p>VietSALON's Anh Tran and Kim Pham (far right) with Huong Lu and Thoa Tang</p>
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VietSALON's Anh Tran and Kim Pham (far right) with Huong Lu and Thoa Tang

<p>Bio Seaweed Gel's Miguel Le and Sarah Luu</p>
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Bio Seaweed Gel's Miguel Le and Sarah Luu

<p>Bio Seaweed Gel's demo table with attendees Margaret Elam, Melissa Brewer, and Gloria Bailey</p>
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Bio Seaweed Gel's demo table with attendees Margaret Elam, Melissa Brewer, and Gloria Bailey

<p>Jan Arnold poses with attendees</p>
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Jan Arnold poses with attendees

<p>Cuccio's Marilyn Garcia with Fanny Salinas and Romy Suarez</p>
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Cuccio's Marilyn Garcia with Fanny Salinas and Romy Suarez

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<p>Cuccio's Arica Carpenter</p>
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Cuccio's Arica Carpenter

<p>NAILS publisher Michelle Mullen with American Dawn's Ron Kothari</p>
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NAILS publisher Michelle Mullen with American Dawn's Ron Kothari

<p>Team Mini Mani Moo</p>
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Team Mini Mani Moo

<p>Yoichi Taduchi, Akiko Yamakawa, Rachael Wilson, and Richard Hurter</p>
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Yoichi Taduchi, Akiko Yamakawa, Rachael Wilson, and Richard Hurter

<p>Gina Cella, Cassandra Rice, Milagros Medina, Beatrice Van, Deborah Pernin, and Anne Clarizio</p>
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Gina Cella, Cassandra Rice, Milagros Medina, Beatrice Van, Deborah Pernin, and Anne Clarizio

<p>Bryan Nguyen Thien Vu and Jill Wright</p>
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Bryan Nguyen Thien Vu and Jill Wright

<p>Dee Nguyen, Tan Nguyen, Alecia Mounixay, and NAILS/VietSALON's Kim Pham</p>
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Dee Nguyen, Tan Nguyen, Alecia Mounixay, and NAILS/VietSALON's Kim Pham

<p>It was so great to see so many NAILS Next Top Nail Artist contestants, past and present, in the same room!</p>
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It was so great to see so many NAILS Next Top Nail Artist contestants, past and present, in the same room!

<p>VietSALON's Anh Tran (second from the right) with Mai Pham, Giang Pham, and Kristina Nguyen</p>
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VietSALON's Anh Tran (second from the right) with Mai Pham, Giang Pham, and Kristina Nguyen

<p>Necie Newton, Jada Cunningham, Okemma Brooks, Chloe Reed, and Tonjia Peterson</p>
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Necie Newton, Jada Cunningham, Okemma Brooks, Chloe Reed, and Tonjia Peterson

<p>VietSALON's Anh Tran with some of the #NotPolish crew: Linda Tran, John Nguyen, Thao Nguyen, and Mikey Nguyen</p>
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VietSALON's Anh Tran with some of the #NotPolish crew: Linda Tran, John Nguyen, Thao Nguyen, and Mikey Nguyen

<p>Team CND with NAILS Next Top Nail Artist Season 2 winner Lavette Cephus and Season 3 winner Winnie Huang</p>
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Team CND with NAILS Next Top Nail Artist Season 2 winner Lavette Cephus and Season 3 winner Winnie Huang

<p>Fun shot!</p>
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Fun shot!

<p>Ashley Craig, Torie Bastian, and Heather Davis</p>
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Ashley Craig, Torie Bastian, and Heather Davis

<p>Light Elegance's Hannah Lippke, Ruth Deruddere, Rob Walter, Mylyn Hansen, and Celina Ryd&eacute;n</p>
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Light Elegance's Hannah Lippke, Ruth Deruddere, Rob Walter, Mylyn Hansen, and Celina Rydén

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<p>Team Gelish and Morgan Taylor's MaeLing Parrish, Morgan Haile, Shannon Schneider, Sandy Combs, Lenzi Brock, and Kim Espedal</p>
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Team Gelish and Morgan Taylor's MaeLing Parrish, Morgan Haile, Shannon Schneider, Sandy Combs, Lenzi Brock, and Kim Espedal

<p>Dassa Rivera, Kendra Shreeves, Viviana Torres, Nikki Rich, Jasmine Requena, and Luetica Leach</p>
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Dassa Rivera, Kendra Shreeves, Viviana Torres, Nikki Rich, Jasmine Requena, and Luetica Leach

<p>Alecia Mounixay, Kenny Vo, and Color Club's Lisa</p>
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Alecia Mounixay, Kenny Vo, and Color Club's Lisa

<p>Our big prize raffle winners Tracy Martin, Stephanie Reiley, Yukia Parker, Rikia Turner</p>
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Our big prize raffle winners Tracy Martin, Stephanie Reiley, Yukia Parker, Rikia Turner

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<p>Rhonda Ochoa, Laura Quinn, Jacky Ingalls, and Sara Ram&oacute;n</p>
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Rhonda Ochoa, Laura Quinn, Jacky Ingalls, and Sara Ramón

<p>NTNA Season 2's Lavette Cephus and Lauren Boyd</p>
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NTNA Season 2's Lavette Cephus and Lauren Boyd

<p>Dawn Doan, Sean Phan, and Matthew Nguyen</p>
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Dawn Doan, Sean Phan, and Matthew Nguyen

<p>Johnetta Clemons, Chris Davis, Onisha Claire, Lauren Wireman, Kiki Taylor, Lauren Boyd, and Lavette Cephus</p>
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Johnetta Clemons, Chris Davis, Onisha Claire, Lauren Wireman, Kiki Taylor, Lauren Boyd, and Lavette Cephus

<p>Alecia Mounixay, Kenny Vo, NAILS' Sigourney Nu&ntilde;ez, and Amy Oung</p>
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Alecia Mounixay, Kenny Vo, NAILS' Sigourney Nuñez, and Amy Oung

<p>Bre Handley, Lee the Nail Guy</p>
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Bre Handley, Lee the Nail Guy

<p>Cherie Scarvelis, Vicki Jensen</p>
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Cherie Scarvelis, Vicki Jensen

<p>Linda Vallejo, Rebecca Mynter</p>
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Linda Vallejo, Rebecca Mynter

<p>Megan Heagle,&nbsp;Rise Carter (Associated Nail Professionals)</p>
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Megan Heagle, Rise Carter (Associated Nail Professionals)

 

<p>Melinda Alvarado (nail tech for 22 years), Nikki Staley, Torie Bastian,&nbsp;Janiese Newton (Necie)</p>
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Melinda Alvarado (nail tech for 22 years), Nikki Staley, Torie Bastian, Janiese Newton (Necie)

<p>Lenita Green, Yukia Parker</p>
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Lenita Green, Yukia Parker

<p>(clockwise, starting at lower left) Stephanie Nelson ("Mz-Kandy), Tina Ortiz, Luetica Leach, Chris Davis, Shawne Bailey, Takesha Calhoun, Michelle Lotharop, Kimberly Williams</p>
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(clockwise, starting at lower left) Stephanie Nelson ("Mz-Kandy), Tina Ortiz, Luetica Leach, Chris Davis, Shawne Bailey, Takesha Calhoun, Michelle Lotharop, Kimberly Williams

<p>Donna Nelson, Retha Edwards, Thong Vu</p>
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Donna Nelson, Retha Edwards, Thong Vu

<p>Ellen Torchia, Diana MacQuoid</p>
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Ellen Torchia, Diana MacQuoid

<p>Katelyn Price, Lieu Rhodes, Gloria Bailey,&nbsp;Rosann Scaffidi</p>
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Katelyn Price, Lieu Rhodes, Gloria Bailey, Rosann Scaffidi

<p>Danalynn Stockwood, Melissa Guyer, Sashanie Gray, Rachel Waggoner&nbsp;</p>
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Danalynn Stockwood, Melissa Guyer, Sashanie Gray, Rachel Waggoner 

<p>Jolene Brodur, Angela Blaise, Hillary Fry</p>
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Jolene Brodur, Angela Blaise, Hillary Fry

<p>Martee Howard, Krystal McIntosh</p>
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Martee Howard, Krystal McIntosh

<p>Thoa "Jade" Tang, Annie Bartlett, Jackie Putnam, Lisa Cotnoir</p>
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Thoa "Jade" Tang, Annie Bartlett, Jackie Putnam, Lisa Cotnoir

<p>DeeDee Harper (Sole Purpose Foot Care), Gina Silvestro, Sue Lafferty</p>
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DeeDee Harper (Sole Purpose Foot Care), Gina Silvestro, Sue Lafferty

<p>Robert Novak (Cuccio), Michelle Mullen (NAILS Magazine), Arica Carpenter (Cuccio)</p>
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Robert Novak (Cuccio), Michelle Mullen (NAILS Magazine), Arica Carpenter (Cuccio)

<p>Rachel Waggoner, Margarita Pavlas, Geneva Holcomb,&nbsp;Lisa Moreno</p>
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Rachel Waggoner, Margarita Pavlas, Geneva Holcomb, Lisa Moreno

<p>Holly Schippers, Cheryl Thibault, Doug Schoon</p>
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Holly Schippers, Cheryl Thibault, Doug Schoon

<p>Alexandra Goodson (CND), Tina Caton</p>
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Alexandra Goodson (CND), Tina Caton

<p>Everyone wanted to take a photo with Jan Arnold of CND on the mini-runway we made</p>
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Everyone wanted to take a photo with Jan Arnold of CND on the mini-runway we made

<p>Sandy Borges, Danielle Candidp, Maeling Parrish (all dressed up in their&nbsp;Morgan Taylor&nbsp;Street Beat wear)</p>
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Sandy Borges, Danielle Candidp, Maeling Parrish (all dressed up in their Morgan Taylor Street Beat wear)

 

<p>Sharon George, Athena Elliott, Simone Nunes</p>
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Sharon George, Athena Elliott, Simone Nunes

<p>Morgan Baker, Aimee Monroe, Linda Prida (Footlogix), Rebecca Mayes, Rachel Boring</p>
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Morgan Baker, Aimee Monroe, Linda Prida (Footlogix), Rebecca Mayes, Rachel Boring

<p>Juneida Oliveira, Clifton Solognier, Jovanca Solognier-Hoek (they all came from Aruba to be at the show!)</p>
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Juneida Oliveira, Clifton Solognier, Jovanca Solognier-Hoek (they all came from Aruba to be at the show!)

<p>Kim Espeda, Tracey Sturdivant, Janna Jahr, Lenzie Brock</p>
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Kim Espeda, Tracey Sturdivant, Janna Jahr, Lenzie Brock

<p><strong>&nbsp;</strong>Gnna Charles</p>
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 Gnna Charles

 

 

<p>Massi Arrindell, Simone Nyack-Nunes, Kandis Jacob Alexander, Sharon George</p>
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Massi Arrindell, Simone Nyack-Nunes, Kandis Jacob Alexander, Sharon George

<p>Mz Shante (Hott Topic), Mz Shannon (Hott Topic</p>
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Mz Shante (Hott Topic), Mz Shannon (Hott Topic

 

 

<p>Janiese Newton (Necie),Tracey Martin<em>, </em>Chanell Boyd</p>
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Janiese Newton (Necie),Tracey Martin, Chanell Boyd

 

 

<p>Kim Hammond, Shanite J, Jada Cunningham</p>
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Kim Hammond, Shanite J, Jada Cunningham

 

<p>Ana Lopez, Mirely Torres&nbsp;</p>
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Ana Lopez, Mirely Torres 

<p>Athena Elliott's fabulous nails and homemade rings!</p>
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Athena Elliott's fabulous nails and homemade rings!

<p>Sigourney Nunez (NAILS Magazine), Anh Tran (VietSALON Magazine), Erika Kotite (NAILS)</p>
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Sigourney Nunez (NAILS Magazine), Anh Tran (VietSALON Magazine), Erika Kotite (NAILS)

<p>Amanda Fontanarrosa, Anna Boyer, Lynn Cote</p>
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Amanda Fontanarrosa, Anna Boyer, Lynn Cote

<p>Johnnetta Clemons, Shawne Bailey, O'nisha Claire, Chris Davis</p>
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Johnnetta Clemons, Shawne Bailey, O'nisha Claire, Chris Davis

<p>The gang from Famous Names!</p>
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The gang from Famous Names!

<p>Shara Stevenson, Nerissa&nbsp;Valdez</p>
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Shara Stevenson, Nerissa Valdez

<p>Danalynn Stockwood,&nbsp;Gino Trunzo, Holly Schippers</p>
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Danalynn Stockwood, Gino Trunzo, Holly Schippers

<p>RussAnna Dudley, Athena Elliott</p>
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RussAnna Dudley, Athena Elliott

<p>Kimberly Kennedy, Martha Popela, Debra Bourque</p>
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Kimberly Kennedy, Martha Popela, Debra Bourque

<p>Maisie Dunbar, Lauren Boyd</p>
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Maisie Dunbar, Lauren Boyd

<p>(l to r) Lisa Carver, Tiffany Carter, Paula Davies</p>
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(l to r) Lisa Carver, Tiffany Carter, Paula Davies

<p>(clockwise from top left) Laura Quinn, Sara Ramon, Jacki Ingalls, Rhonda Ochoa (nail tech for 40 years!)</p>
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(clockwise from top left) Laura Quinn, Sara Ramon, Jacki Ingalls, Rhonda Ochoa (nail tech for 40 years!)

<p>Brandie Sitze, Laura&nbsp;Dayringer</p>
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Brandie Sitze, Laura Dayringer

<p>Amber Stump, Christy Cherry</p>
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Amber Stump, Christy Cherry

<p>Tonjia Peterson, Okemma Brooks</p>
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Tonjia Peterson, Okemma Brooks

<p>Shanna Amble, Tracy Rapart</p>
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Shanna Amble, Tracy Rapart

<p>Torie Bastian's&nbsp;gorgeous nails and rings (all handmade!)</p>
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Torie Bastian's gorgeous nails and rings (all handmade!)

<p>Shonelle Grant, Roxanne Valinoti</p>
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Shonelle Grant, Roxanne Valinoti

<p>Sigourney Nunez (NAILS Magazine) and Nicholas Miller</p>
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Sigourney Nunez (NAILS Magazine) and Nicholas Miller

<p>Michele Cowan, Darcy Olin, Darlene Donovan</p>
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Michele Cowan, Darcy Olin, Darlene Donovan

<p>Nellie Neal, Jada Cunningham, Janiese Newton (Necie), Emmallyn Blomberg</p>
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Nellie Neal, Jada Cunningham, Janiese Newton (Necie), Emmallyn Blomberg

<p>John Nguyen, Deborah Perrin, Anna Boyer</p>
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John Nguyen, Deborah Perrin, Anna Boyer

<p>Alecia Mounixay, Eileen Shaw, Lauren Boyd</p>
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Alecia Mounixay, Eileen Shaw, Lauren Boyd

<p>Ashley Craig, Heather Davis</p>
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Ashley Craig, Heather Davis

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It was so great to see so many NAILS Next Top Nail Artist contestants, past and present, in the same room!

<p>Jodi Warran, Kimberly Francois, Tiffany Carter, Nikki Lankenship, and Laura Dayringer</p>
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Jodi Warran, Kimberly Francois, Tiffany Carter, Nikki Lankenship, and Laura Dayringer

<p>Rhonda Ochoa, Paula Davis, Jacki Ingalls, Lisa Carver, Lauran Quinn, and Sarah Ram&oacute;n</p>
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Rhonda Ochoa, Paula Davis, Jacki Ingalls, Lisa Carver, Lauran Quinn, and Sarah Ramón

<p>Chris Davis, Johnetta Clemons, Onisha Claire, Shawne Bailey, and Kiki Taylor</p>
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Chris Davis, Johnetta Clemons, Onisha Claire, Shawne Bailey, and Kiki Taylor

<p>Laurie Rose, Daniela Hernandez, Camila Hernandez, Fanny Salinas, and Tiffany Reeves</p>
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Laurie Rose, Daniela Hernandez, Camila Hernandez, Fanny Salinas, and Tiffany Reeves

<p>Romy Suarez,&nbsp;Daniela Hernandez, Camila Hernandez, and Fanny Salinas</p>
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Romy Suarez, Daniela Hernandez, Camila Hernandez, and Fanny Salinas

<p>Robert "I don't wanna taco 'bout it" Nguyen, Kenny Vo, Amy Oung, and Kim Pham</p>
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Robert "I don't wanna taco 'bout it" Nguyen, Kenny Vo, Amy Oung, and Kim Pham

<p>Winnie Huang, Emmallyn Blomberg, Nelly Neal, and Shannon Rooney</p>
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Winnie Huang, Emmallyn Blomberg, Nelly Neal, and Shannon Rooney

<p>Nail Talk Radio's Braden Jahr and Athena Elliott with Marilyn Garcia and Amy Santiago</p>
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Nail Talk Radio's Braden Jahr and Athena Elliott with Marilyn Garcia and Amy Santiago

<p>Mini Mani Moo's president Andreina Landis and CEO Mark Landis</p>
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Mini Mani Moo's president Andreina Landis and CEO Mark Landis

<p>Mini Mani Moo president Andreina Landis</p>
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Mini Mani Moo president Andreina Landis

<p>NSI's Jana Warnke demos a nail art technique on Keisha Brown</p>
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NSI's Jana Warnke demos a nail art technique on Keisha Brown

<p>Cuccio's Marilyn Garcia demos on VietSALON managing editor Anh Tran</p>
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Cuccio's Marilyn Garcia demos on VietSALON managing editor Anh Tran

<p>Danalynn Stockwood, Lois Crispino, Ashleigh Lawrence, and Sasha Richardson</p>
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Danalynn Stockwood, Lois Crispino, Ashleigh Lawrence, and Sasha Richardson

<p>VietSALON's Anh Tran and Kim Pham (far right) with Huong Lu and Thoa Tang</p>
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VietSALON's Anh Tran and Kim Pham (far right) with Huong Lu and Thoa Tang

<p>Bio Seaweed Gel's Miguel Le and Sarah Luu</p>
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Bio Seaweed Gel's Miguel Le and Sarah Luu

<p>Bio Seaweed Gel's demo table with attendees Margaret Elam, Melissa Brewer, and Gloria Bailey</p>
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Bio Seaweed Gel's demo table with attendees Margaret Elam, Melissa Brewer, and Gloria Bailey

<p>Jan Arnold poses with attendees</p>
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Jan Arnold poses with attendees

<p>Cuccio's Marilyn Garcia with Fanny Salinas and Romy Suarez</p>
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Cuccio's Marilyn Garcia with Fanny Salinas and Romy Suarez

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<p>Cuccio's Arica Carpenter</p>
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Cuccio's Arica Carpenter

<p>NAILS publisher Michelle Mullen with American Dawn's Ron Kothari</p>
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NAILS publisher Michelle Mullen with American Dawn's Ron Kothari

<p>Team Mini Mani Moo</p>
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Team Mini Mani Moo

<p>Yoichi Taduchi, Akiko Yamakawa, Rachael Wilson, and Richard Hurter</p>
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Yoichi Taduchi, Akiko Yamakawa, Rachael Wilson, and Richard Hurter

<p>Gina Cella, Cassandra Rice, Milagros Medina, Beatrice Van, Deborah Pernin, and Anne Clarizio</p>
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Gina Cella, Cassandra Rice, Milagros Medina, Beatrice Van, Deborah Pernin, and Anne Clarizio

<p>Bryan Nguyen Thien Vu and Jill Wright</p>
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Bryan Nguyen Thien Vu and Jill Wright

<p>Dee Nguyen, Tan Nguyen, Alecia Mounixay, and NAILS/VietSALON's Kim Pham</p>
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Dee Nguyen, Tan Nguyen, Alecia Mounixay, and NAILS/VietSALON's Kim Pham

<p>It was so great to see so many NAILS Next Top Nail Artist contestants, past and present, in the same room!</p>
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It was so great to see so many NAILS Next Top Nail Artist contestants, past and present, in the same room!

<p>VietSALON's Anh Tran (second from the right) with Mai Pham, Giang Pham, and Kristina Nguyen</p>
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VietSALON's Anh Tran (second from the right) with Mai Pham, Giang Pham, and Kristina Nguyen

<p>Necie Newton, Jada Cunningham, Okemma Brooks, Chloe Reed, and Tonjia Peterson</p>
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Necie Newton, Jada Cunningham, Okemma Brooks, Chloe Reed, and Tonjia Peterson

<p>VietSALON's Anh Tran with some of the #NotPolish crew: Linda Tran, John Nguyen, Thao Nguyen, and Mikey Nguyen</p>
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VietSALON's Anh Tran with some of the #NotPolish crew: Linda Tran, John Nguyen, Thao Nguyen, and Mikey Nguyen

<p>Team CND with NAILS Next Top Nail Artist Season 2 winner Lavette Cephus and Season 3 winner Winnie Huang</p>
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Team CND with NAILS Next Top Nail Artist Season 2 winner Lavette Cephus and Season 3 winner Winnie Huang

<p>Fun shot!</p>
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Fun shot!

<p>Ashley Craig, Torie Bastian, and Heather Davis</p>
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Ashley Craig, Torie Bastian, and Heather Davis

<p>Light Elegance's Hannah Lippke, Ruth Deruddere, Rob Walter, Mylyn Hansen, and Celina Ryd&eacute;n</p>
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Light Elegance's Hannah Lippke, Ruth Deruddere, Rob Walter, Mylyn Hansen, and Celina Rydén

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<p>Team Gelish and Morgan Taylor's MaeLing Parrish, Morgan Haile, Shannon Schneider, Sandy Combs, Lenzi Brock, and Kim Espedal</p>
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Team Gelish and Morgan Taylor's MaeLing Parrish, Morgan Haile, Shannon Schneider, Sandy Combs, Lenzi Brock, and Kim Espedal

<p>Dassa Rivera, Kendra Shreeves, Viviana Torres, Nikki Rich, Jasmine Requena, and Luetica Leach</p>
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Dassa Rivera, Kendra Shreeves, Viviana Torres, Nikki Rich, Jasmine Requena, and Luetica Leach

<p>Alecia Mounixay, Kenny Vo, and Color Club's Lisa</p>
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Alecia Mounixay, Kenny Vo, and Color Club's Lisa

<p>Our big prize raffle winners Tracy Martin, Stephanie Reiley, Yukia Parker, Rikia Turner</p>
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Our big prize raffle winners Tracy Martin, Stephanie Reiley, Yukia Parker, Rikia Turner

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<p>Rhonda Ochoa, Laura Quinn, Jacky Ingalls, and Sara Ram&oacute;n</p>
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Rhonda Ochoa, Laura Quinn, Jacky Ingalls, and Sara Ramón

<p>NTNA Season 2's Lavette Cephus and Lauren Boyd</p>
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NTNA Season 2's Lavette Cephus and Lauren Boyd

<p>Dawn Doan, Sean Phan, and Matthew Nguyen</p>
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Dawn Doan, Sean Phan, and Matthew Nguyen

<p>Johnetta Clemons, Chris Davis, Onisha Claire, Lauren Wireman, Kiki Taylor, Lauren Boyd, and Lavette Cephus</p>
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Johnetta Clemons, Chris Davis, Onisha Claire, Lauren Wireman, Kiki Taylor, Lauren Boyd, and Lavette Cephus

<p>Alecia Mounixay, Kenny Vo, NAILS' Sigourney Nu&ntilde;ez, and Amy Oung</p>
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Alecia Mounixay, Kenny Vo, NAILS' Sigourney Nuñez, and Amy Oung

<p>Bre Handley, Lee the Nail Guy</p>
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Bre Handley, Lee the Nail Guy

<p>Cherie Scarvelis, Vicki Jensen</p>
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Cherie Scarvelis, Vicki Jensen

<p>Linda Vallejo, Rebecca Mynter</p>
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Linda Vallejo, Rebecca Mynter

<p>Megan Heagle,&nbsp;Rise Carter (Associated Nail Professionals)</p>
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Megan Heagle, Rise Carter (Associated Nail Professionals)

 

<p>Melinda Alvarado (nail tech for 22 years), Nikki Staley, Torie Bastian,&nbsp;Janiese Newton (Necie)</p>
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Melinda Alvarado (nail tech for 22 years), Nikki Staley, Torie Bastian, Janiese Newton (Necie)

<p>Lenita Green, Yukia Parker</p>
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Lenita Green, Yukia Parker

<p>(clockwise, starting at lower left) Stephanie Nelson ("Mz-Kandy), Tina Ortiz, Luetica Leach, Chris Davis, Shawne Bailey, Takesha Calhoun, Michelle Lotharop, Kimberly Williams</p>
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(clockwise, starting at lower left) Stephanie Nelson ("Mz-Kandy), Tina Ortiz, Luetica Leach, Chris Davis, Shawne Bailey, Takesha Calhoun, Michelle Lotharop, Kimberly Williams

<p>Donna Nelson, Retha Edwards, Thong Vu</p>
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Donna Nelson, Retha Edwards, Thong Vu

<p>Ellen Torchia, Diana MacQuoid</p>
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Ellen Torchia, Diana MacQuoid

<p>Katelyn Price, Lieu Rhodes, Gloria Bailey,&nbsp;Rosann Scaffidi</p>
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Katelyn Price, Lieu Rhodes, Gloria Bailey, Rosann Scaffidi

<p>Danalynn Stockwood, Melissa Guyer, Sashanie Gray, Rachel Waggoner&nbsp;</p>
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Danalynn Stockwood, Melissa Guyer, Sashanie Gray, Rachel Waggoner 

<p>Jolene Brodur, Angela Blaise, Hillary Fry</p>
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Jolene Brodur, Angela Blaise, Hillary Fry

<p>Martee Howard, Krystal McIntosh</p>
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Martee Howard, Krystal McIntosh

<p>Thoa "Jade" Tang, Annie Bartlett, Jackie Putnam, Lisa Cotnoir</p>
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Thoa "Jade" Tang, Annie Bartlett, Jackie Putnam, Lisa Cotnoir

<p>DeeDee Harper (Sole Purpose Foot Care), Gina Silvestro, Sue Lafferty</p>
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DeeDee Harper (Sole Purpose Foot Care), Gina Silvestro, Sue Lafferty

<p>Robert Novak (Cuccio), Michelle Mullen (NAILS Magazine), Arica Carpenter (Cuccio)</p>
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Robert Novak (Cuccio), Michelle Mullen (NAILS Magazine), Arica Carpenter (Cuccio)

<p>Rachel Waggoner, Margarita Pavlas, Geneva Holcomb,&nbsp;Lisa Moreno</p>
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Rachel Waggoner, Margarita Pavlas, Geneva Holcomb, Lisa Moreno

<p>Holly Schippers, Cheryl Thibault, Doug Schoon</p>
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Holly Schippers, Cheryl Thibault, Doug Schoon

<p>Alexandra Goodson (CND), Tina Caton</p>
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Alexandra Goodson (CND), Tina Caton

<p>Everyone wanted to take a photo with Jan Arnold of CND on the mini-runway we made</p>
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Everyone wanted to take a photo with Jan Arnold of CND on the mini-runway we made

<p>Sandy Borges, Danielle Candidp, Maeling Parrish (all dressed up in their&nbsp;Morgan Taylor&nbsp;Street Beat wear)</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
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Sandy Borges, Danielle Candidp, Maeling Parrish (all dressed up in their Morgan Taylor Street Beat wear)

 

<p>Sharon George, Athena Elliott, Simone Nunes</p>
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Sharon George, Athena Elliott, Simone Nunes

<p>Morgan Baker, Aimee Monroe, Linda Prida (Footlogix), Rebecca Mayes, Rachel Boring</p>
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Morgan Baker, Aimee Monroe, Linda Prida (Footlogix), Rebecca Mayes, Rachel Boring

<p>Juneida Oliveira, Clifton Solognier, Jovanca Solognier-Hoek (they all came from Aruba to be at the show!)</p>
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Juneida Oliveira, Clifton Solognier, Jovanca Solognier-Hoek (they all came from Aruba to be at the show!)

<p>Kim Espeda, Tracey Sturdivant, Janna Jahr, Lenzie Brock</p>
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Kim Espeda, Tracey Sturdivant, Janna Jahr, Lenzie Brock

<p><strong>&nbsp;</strong>Gnna Charles</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
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 Gnna Charles

 

 

<p>Massi Arrindell, Simone Nyack-Nunes, Kandis Jacob Alexander, Sharon George</p>
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Massi Arrindell, Simone Nyack-Nunes, Kandis Jacob Alexander, Sharon George

<p>Mz Shante (Hott Topic), Mz Shannon (Hott Topic</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p><strong>&nbsp;</strong></p>
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Mz Shante (Hott Topic), Mz Shannon (Hott Topic

 

 

<p>Janiese Newton (Necie),Tracey Martin<em>, </em>Chanell Boyd</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
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Janiese Newton (Necie),Tracey Martin, Chanell Boyd

 

 

<p>Kim Hammond, Shanite J, Jada Cunningham</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
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Kim Hammond, Shanite J, Jada Cunningham

 

<p>Ana Lopez, Mirely Torres&nbsp;</p>
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Ana Lopez, Mirely Torres 

<p>Athena Elliott's fabulous nails and homemade rings!</p>
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Athena Elliott's fabulous nails and homemade rings!

<p>Sigourney Nunez (NAILS Magazine), Anh Tran (VietSALON Magazine), Erika Kotite (NAILS)</p>
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Sigourney Nunez (NAILS Magazine), Anh Tran (VietSALON Magazine), Erika Kotite (NAILS)

<p>Amanda Fontanarrosa, Anna Boyer, Lynn Cote</p>
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Amanda Fontanarrosa, Anna Boyer, Lynn Cote

<p>Johnnetta Clemons, Shawne Bailey, O'nisha Claire, Chris Davis</p>
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Johnnetta Clemons, Shawne Bailey, O'nisha Claire, Chris Davis

<p>The gang from Famous Names!</p>
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The gang from Famous Names!

<p>Shara Stevenson, Nerissa&nbsp;Valdez</p>
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Shara Stevenson, Nerissa Valdez

<p>Danalynn Stockwood,&nbsp;Gino Trunzo, Holly Schippers</p>
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Danalynn Stockwood, Gino Trunzo, Holly Schippers

<p>RussAnna Dudley, Athena Elliott</p>
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RussAnna Dudley, Athena Elliott

<p>Kimberly Kennedy, Martha Popela, Debra Bourque</p>
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Kimberly Kennedy, Martha Popela, Debra Bourque

<p>Maisie Dunbar, Lauren Boyd</p>
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Maisie Dunbar, Lauren Boyd

<p>(l to r) Lisa Carver, Tiffany Carter, Paula Davies</p>
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(l to r) Lisa Carver, Tiffany Carter, Paula Davies

<p>(clockwise from top left) Laura Quinn, Sara Ramon, Jacki Ingalls, Rhonda Ochoa (nail tech for 40 years!)</p>
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(clockwise from top left) Laura Quinn, Sara Ramon, Jacki Ingalls, Rhonda Ochoa (nail tech for 40 years!)

<p>Brandie Sitze, Laura&nbsp;Dayringer</p>
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Brandie Sitze, Laura Dayringer

<p>Amber Stump, Christy Cherry</p>
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Amber Stump, Christy Cherry

<p>Tonjia Peterson, Okemma Brooks</p>
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Tonjia Peterson, Okemma Brooks

<p>Shanna Amble, Tracy Rapart</p>
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Shanna Amble, Tracy Rapart

<p>Torie Bastian's&nbsp;gorgeous nails and rings (all handmade!)</p>
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Torie Bastian's gorgeous nails and rings (all handmade!)

<p>Shonelle Grant, Roxanne Valinoti</p>
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Shonelle Grant, Roxanne Valinoti

<p>Sigourney Nunez (NAILS Magazine) and Nicholas Miller</p>
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Sigourney Nunez (NAILS Magazine) and Nicholas Miller

<p>Michele Cowan, Darcy Olin, Darlene Donovan</p>
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Michele Cowan, Darcy Olin, Darlene Donovan

<p>Nellie Neal, Jada Cunningham, Janiese Newton (Necie), Emmallyn Blomberg</p>
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Nellie Neal, Jada Cunningham, Janiese Newton (Necie), Emmallyn Blomberg

<p>John Nguyen, Deborah Perrin, Anna Boyer</p>
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John Nguyen, Deborah Perrin, Anna Boyer

<p>Alecia Mounixay, Eileen Shaw, Lauren Boyd</p>
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Alecia Mounixay, Eileen Shaw, Lauren Boyd

<p>Ashley Craig, Heather Davis</p>
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Ashley Craig, Heather Davis

It all started 17 years ago when Debbie Doerrlamm wanted her Nailtech chat room to "come alive." The event has really grown over the years, and NAILS is proud to own the event and carry on the fun traditions. 

Browse the photo gallery of those who came to Orlando, Florida, to attend our Nailtech Networking Event and go to Premiere Orlando in June 2016.

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